- August 17, 2004, pffc-online.com
RONKONKOMA, NY, USA—The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) announces a hands-on training course for those interested in learning the ins and outs of narrow web flexo printing at Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI.
The Fundamentals of Narrow Web Flexographic Printing, a three-and-half-day seminar slated for September 13-16, 2004, will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and operation of the machinery, says FTA. Topics to be covered:
- flexographic art and copy
- line, tone, and process printing
- prepress functions
- printing plates
- photopolymer printing plates
- mounting and proofing
- mechanical press components
- press operation
- anilox rolls
- flexographic inks, solvents, and substrates
- printing problems
Participants are aksed to bring old clothes to wear on Wednesday and Thursday, as students will have the opportunity to operate a narrow web press.
Enrollment is limited to eight individuals, and the cost for the three-and-a-half-day seminar is:
- FTA members: $1250 (USD)
- Non-Members: $2500 (USD)
FTA adds that it does not make travel or lodging reservations; however, there is a block of rooms set aside at the Holiday Inn Select, 150 Nicolet Road, Appleton, WI, with a rate of $65 per night. Call 920/735-9955 to make a reservation; please specify the name and date of the seminar when making a reservation.
Contact FTA's customer service department at 631/737-6020 for questions. Register for the seminar online at flexography.org/online/meetings/events.cfm?ID=2&EventCode=FNW091.